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How Close Should A High Bay Light Be To Ground?

How Close Should A High Bay Light Be To Ground?

How Close Should A High Bay Light Be To Ground?

This is a frequently asked question because you want and need to have good lighting in your building. We recommend different power according the ceiling height of your shop or building. For 7 to 13 feet we recommend 100 to 110 watt, 14 to 17 feet we recommend 150 to 160 watt, 18 to 20 feet we recommend 200 to 220 watt and for 21 feet or more we recommend 250 to 320 watt.

You are able to use the light, power and amount of lumens you want but you will need to aware because if you use a higher power could affect or hurt people’s eyes. We want to bring you the best service and experience that is why we run simulations or make a layout for your building or shop and we will help you telling you how many lights you will need, the spacing for each light, the wattage we recommend and if it is the case the color temperature, but this last one is according your preference, a picture showing you how your building or shop will look with those lights and the amount of foot candles on the surfaces.

We have different requirements on commercial and residential places such as: Residential spaces Living room you will need different amounts of lux or foot - candles for each space such as: Supervisory work on machinery, equipment or products. Transportation or movement of materials. Location of heavy material. Here you will need 60 lumens. Common Reading or writing or word processing jobs or using computers or files or receipt of documents.

Here you will need 80 lumens. Severe or prolonged tasks with visual requirement to fine details, painting or detail work, work with small parts. Here you will need 90 lumens. Hand crafting or manual work on tiny pieces or parts or tiny. Inspection or assembly or assembly of tiny or minute parts. Here you will need 110 lumens and for exceptional tasks difficult or with extraordinary visual requirement you will need 150 depending the task.

With all this information we are able to determine how many lights and the power for your building however as we said we at Hyperlite will provide a lighting layout for you so you need to worry calculating how many light you will need and if they will provide enough light for your application because we can make that for you.